Take a deep dive into the winning images from the 2022 Peninsula Photo Contest

Whether viewing the world from underwater or using a flash to illuminate everyday objects in a new way, the winning images in the 2022 Peninsula Photo Contest bring unique insight to life's otherwise ordinary moments.

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Steve Martin and Martin Short talk touring together and ‘Only Murders in the Building’

The old showbiz turn of phrase that a performer "needs no introduction" certainly applies to Steve Martin and Martin Short, who play Stanford's Frost Amphitheater on June 30.

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12 can’t-miss items at Eataly Silicon Valley, according to an Italian food expert

Eataly has finally opened its long-awaited, three-story food hall at Westfield Valley Fair. A store with over 10,000 products can be overwhelming, so we enlisted the help of Viola Buitoni, an Italian food expert who teaches cooking lessons both in San Francisco and in Italy.

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Outdoors experts reveal their favorite Peninsula hikes

With schools out for summer and the longest day of the year approaching with the official start of summer next week, it’s an ideal time to explore Peninsula parks and open spaces. Searching for new spots to check out? We asked local outdoors and environmental experts to tell us their all-time favorite hikes in the ...

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From Dizzy Gillespie to Ray Brown: Stanford Jazz Workshop celebrates 50 years

Founder Jim Nadel recounts the organization's rise from its humble beginnings as the Stanford Jazz Festival returns June 17-July 30. "That idea of a jam session and then another session to exchange ideas and info, that became the basis for what moved forward." Stanford Jazz Workshop artistic director and founder Jim Nadel. (Photo by Magali ...

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Why the owner of Burlingame’s Rasa gave up a Michelin star

Twenty years ago, Ajay Walia left the lucrative worlds of finance and tech to open a restaurant and spread awareness of the diversity of Indian cuisine. He wanted guests to forget images of steam-table buffets, and winning a Michelin star at his South Indian Burlingame restaurant Rasa in 2016 should have authoritatively proven his success. ...

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